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Exodus 13

Introduction

Overview

Exodus 13:1, The firstborn are sanctified to God; Exodus 13:3, The memorial of the passover is commanded; Exodus 13:11, The firstlings of man and beast are set apart; Exodus 13:17, The Israelites go out of Egypt, and carry Joseph’s bones with them; Exodus 13:20, They come to Etham; Exodus 13:21, God guides them by a pillar of a cloud, and a pillar of fire.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:1 - the Lord spake

Verse 2

Sanctify: The word kadash is to consecrate, separate, and set apart a person or thing from all common or secular purposes to some religious use; and exactly answers to the Greek בדיבזש, from ב, privative, and דח, the earth; because everything offered or consecrated to God was separated from all earthly uses. Exodus 13:12-Ezra :, Exodus 4:22, Exodus 22:29, Exodus 22:30, Exodus 23:19, Exodus 34:19, Exodus 34:20, Leviticus 27:26, Numbers 3:13, Numbers 8:16, Numbers 8:17, Numbers 18:15, Deuteronomy 15:19, Luke 2:23, Hebrews 12:23

Reciprocal: Numbers 7:1 - sanctified them Nehemiah 10:36 - the firstborn Ezekiel 16:20 - thy sons Ezekiel 44:30 - all the firstfruits Matthew 1:25 - she

Verse 3

Remember: Exodus 12:42, Exodus 20:8, Exodus 23:15, Deuteronomy 5:15, Deuteronomy 15:15, Deuteronomy 16:3, Deuteronomy 16:12, Deuteronomy 24:18, Deuteronomy 24:22, 1 Chronicles 16:12, Psalms 105:5, Luke 22:19, 1 Corinthians 11:24

out of the: Exodus 13:14, Exodus 20:2, Deuteronomy 5:6, Deuteronomy 6:12, Deuteronomy 8:14, Deuteronomy 13:5, Deuteronomy 13:10, Joshua 24:17

bondage: Heb. servants

strength: Exodus 6:1, Deuteronomy 4:34, Deuteronomy 11:2, Deuteronomy 11:3, Nehemiah 9:10, Ephesians 1:19

there: Exodus 12:8, Exodus 12:15, Matthew 10:12, 1 Corinthians 5:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 13:9 - strong hand Leviticus 23:5 - General Leviticus 25:55 - my servants Deuteronomy 4:37 - and brought Deuteronomy 6:21 - with a mighty Deuteronomy 7:8 - Lord brought Deuteronomy 26:8 - the Lord Esther 9:22 - the days Psalms 114:1 - Israel Psalms 136:11 - brought out Jeremiah 34:13 - out of Hosea 12:13 - General Mark 14:12 - the first Acts 12:3 - Then

Verse 4

Abib: Exodus 23:15, Exodus 34:18, Deuteronomy 16:1-Leviticus :

Reciprocal: Exodus 12:2 - General Exodus 40:2 - the first month Numbers 33:3 - in the first

Verse 5

shall bring: Exodus 3:8, Exodus 34:11, Genesis 15:18-Ecclesiastes :, Deuteronomy 7:1, Deuteronomy 12:29, Deuteronomy 19:1, Deuteronomy 26:1, Joshua 24:11

sware: Exodus 6:8, Exodus 33:1, Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:8, Genesis 22:16-Job :, Genesis 26:3, Genesis 50:24, Numbers 14:16, Numbers 14:30, Numbers 32:11

a land: Exodus 3:17

thou shalt keep: Exodus 12:25, Exodus 12:26

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:7 - which spake Exodus 13:11 - as he sware Exodus 33:3 - a land Numbers 11:12 - the land Numbers 13:27 - General Deuteronomy 6:23 - General Deuteronomy 9:27 - Remember 1 Chronicles 1:15 - Hivite Jeremiah 32:22 - which Ezekiel 20:6 - flowing

Verse 6

Exodus 12:15-Proverbs :, Exodus 34:18, Leviticus 23:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:9 - a feast Exodus 23:15 - the feast Leviticus 23:6 - General Numbers 28:17 - General Numbers 28:25 - on the seventh Joshua 5:11 - unleavened cakes 2 Chronicles 30:21 - the feast 2 Chronicles 35:17 - the feast Ezra 6:22 - the feast Matthew 26:17 - the first Acts 20:6 - the days 1 Corinthians 5:7 - Purge 1 Corinthians 5:8 - let

Verse 7

Exodus 12:19, Matthew 16:6

Reciprocal: Exodus 12:8 - unleavened Exodus 12:15 - Seven Exodus 23:15 - the feast Exodus 34:18 - General Leviticus 23:6 - General Deuteronomy 16:3 - mayest Deuteronomy 16:4 - there shall Deuteronomy 16:8 - Six days Joshua 5:11 - unleavened cakes 2 Chronicles 35:17 - the feast Ezra 6:22 - the feast Acts 20:6 - the days 1 Corinthians 5:7 - Purge

Verse 8

Exodus 13:14, Exodus 12:26, Exodus 12:27, Deuteronomy 4:9, Deuteronomy 4:10, Psalms 44:1, Psalms 78:3-Ruth :, Isaiah 38:19, Ephesians 6:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:2 - And that Exodus 12:17 - in this selfsame Deuteronomy 16:8 - Six days Esther 9:28 - the memorial Psalms 71:18 - until I Psalms 81:5 - for a Psalms 105:2 - talk ye Jeremiah 21:13 - I am Luke 8:38 - saying

Verse 9

a sign: This expression, says Michaelis, alludes to the custom of the Orientals, of burning in their right hand all kinds of marks with the ashes of henna, which gives an indelible colour; and this is done even to this day. They were likewise accustomed to write all kinds of sayings, and frequently superstitious words, on slips or pieces of linen, which they wore as ornaments on their foreheads. Exodus 13:16, Exodus 12:14, Numbers 15:39, Deuteronomy 6:6, Deuteronomy 6:8, Deuteronomy 11:18, Deuteronomy 11:19, Proverbs 1:9, Proverbs 3:21, Proverbs 6:20-Isaiah :, Proverbs 7:23, Song of Solomon 8:6, Isaiah 49:16, Jeremiah 22:24, Matthew 23:5

may be: Deuteronomy 30:14, Joshua 1:8, Isaiah 59:21, Romans 10:8

strong hand: Exodus 13:3, Exodus 6:1-Amos :, Joshua 1:9, Nehemiah 1:10, Psalms 89:13, Isaiah 27:1, Isaiah 40:10, Isaiah 51:9, Joel 2:11, Revelation 18:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:2 - And that Exodus 12:26 - your children Exodus 14:8 - with an high hand Exodus 17:14 - memorial Exodus 28:12 - for a memorial Leviticus 24:7 - a memorial Deuteronomy 4:9 - teach them Deuteronomy 4:37 - and brought Joshua 4:6 - a sign Esther 9:28 - the memorial Psalms 74:9 - We see Psalms 78:42 - remembered Psalms 81:5 - for a Psalms 105:2 - talk ye Proverbs 3:3 - bind Jeremiah 32:21 - with a strong Luke 8:38 - saying Revelation 13:16 - or

Verse 10

Exodus 12:14, Exodus 12:24, Exodus 23:15, Leviticus 23:6, Deuteronomy 16:3, Deuteronomy 16:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 34:20 - firstling Psalms 74:9 - We see

Verse 11

as he sware: Exodus 13:5

Verse 12

thou shalt: Exodus 13:2, Exodus 22:29, Exodus 34:19, Leviticus 27:26, Numbers 8:17, Numbers 18:15, Deuteronomy 15:19, Ezekiel 44:30

set apart: Heb. cause to pass over

openeth: Exodus 34:19, Numbers 3:12, Numbers 18:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:4 - the firstlings Exodus 13:15 - therefore I Leviticus 22:2 - hallow Numbers 3:13 - Because Nehemiah 10:36 - the firstborn Ezekiel 16:20 - thy sons Ezekiel 20:26 - all that Luke 2:23 - Every

Verse 13

of an ass: Exodus 34:20, Numbers 18:15-Esther :

lamb: or, kid, Exodus 12:3, Exodus 12:21

shalt thou: Numbers 3:46-Colossians :, Numbers 18:15, Numbers 18:16, Revelation 14:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 27:26 - which

Verse 14

thy son: Exodus 12:26, Deuteronomy 6:20-Jeremiah :, Joshua 4:6, Joshua 4:21-Jeremiah :, Psalms 145:4

in time to come: Heb. tomorrow, Exodus 12:26, Genesis 30:33, Deuteronomy 6:20, Joshua 4:6, Joshua 22:24

By strength: Exodus 13:3

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:2 - And that Exodus 13:8 - General Exodus 13:16 - for by Leviticus 23:43 - General Numbers 8:17 - I sanctified Deuteronomy 4:9 - teach them Deuteronomy 4:37 - and brought Deuteronomy 6:7 - And thou shalt Deuteronomy 7:8 - Lord brought Deuteronomy 32:7 - ask 1 Kings 8:42 - thy strong hand 2 Chronicles 6:32 - thy mighty Psalms 44:1 - have heard Psalms 71:18 - until I Psalms 77:14 - thou hast Psalms 78:3 - General Psalms 81:5 - for a Psalms 105:2 - talk ye Psalms 111:4 - He hath Psalms 119:27 - so shall I talk Psalms 136:12 - General Isaiah 38:19 - the father Jeremiah 32:21 - brought Jeremiah 34:13 - out of Joel 1:3 - General Luke 8:38 - saying Ephesians 6:4 - but

Verse 15

the Lord slew: Exodus 12:29

therefore I: Exodus 13:12

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:16 - Let my Exodus 11:5 - the firstborn Exodus 12:26 - your children Exodus 34:20 - All the Numbers 3:13 - on the day Numbers 8:17 - I sanctified Deuteronomy 6:7 - And thou shalt Psalms 44:1 - have heard Psalms 78:3 - General Psalms 78:51 - smote Psalms 111:4 - He hath Psalms 119:27 - so shall I talk Psalms 135:8 - smote Psalms 145:4 - generation Isaiah 38:19 - the father Ephesians 6:4 - but

Verse 16

a token: Exodus 13:9, Exodus 12:13

frontlets: Deuteronomy 6:7-1 Samuel :, Deuteronomy 11:18, Matthew 23:5

for by: Exodus 13:9, Exodus 13:14, Deuteronomy 26:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:12 - General Exodus 14:8 - with an high hand Deuteronomy 6:8 - General Proverbs 6:21 - General

Verse 17

the people repent: Exodus 14:11, Exodus 14:12, Numbers 14:1-:, Deuteronomy 20:8, Judges 7:3, 1 Kings 8:47, Luke 14:27-Jonah :, Acts 15:38

return: Exodus 16:2, Exodus 16:3, Deuteronomy 17:16, Nehemiah 9:17, Acts 7:39

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:32 - the Philistines Exodus 3:18 - three days' Exodus 14:2 - that they Psalms 136:11 - brought out Ezekiel 20:10 - General 1 Corinthians 1:25 - the foolishness Hebrews 11:27 - he forsook

Verse 18

led the: Exodus 14:2, Numbers 33:6-Ruth :, Deuteronomy 32:10, Psalms 107:7

harnessed: or, by five in a rank, Exodus 12:51

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:18 - three days' Exodus 6:26 - armies Exodus 10:19 - the Red sea Exodus 14:8 - with an high hand Numbers 33:1 - with their armies Joshua 1:14 - armed Judges 7:11 - armed men 1 Kings 20:11 - harness Psalms 136:16 - General Ezekiel 20:10 - General

Verse 19

for he had: Genesis 50:24, Genesis 50:25, Joshua 24:32, Acts 7:16

God: Exodus 4:31, Genesis 48:21, Luke 1:58, Luke 7:16

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:16 - visited Hebrews 11:22 - faith

Verse 20

Numbers 33:5, Numbers 33:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 33:17 - Succoth Numbers 10:12 - took Jeremiah 21:13 - I am

Verse 21

Exodus 14:19-Jeremiah :, Exodus 40:34-Zechariah :, Numbers 9:15-Isaiah :, Numbers 10:34, Numbers 14:14, Deuteronomy 1:33, Nehemiah 9:12, Nehemiah 9:19, Psalms 78:14, Psalms 99:7, Psalms 105:39, Isaiah 4:5, Isaiah 4:6, 1 Corinthians 10:1, 1 Corinthians 10:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 10:10 - be so Exodus 16:10 - appeared Exodus 32:1 - which shall Exodus 33:9 - cloudy Exodus 33:14 - My presence Exodus 40:36 - when Exodus 40:38 - the cloud Numbers 9:16 - General Numbers 23:21 - the Lord Deuteronomy 31:8 - he it is that Joshua 3:3 - ye shall remove 1 Kings 8:9 - when Psalms 68:7 - O God Psalms 77:20 - General Psalms 121:5 - thy shade Song of Solomon 3:6 - like Isaiah 52:12 - for Habakkuk 3:4 - brightness

Verse 22

He took: Psalms 121:5-Ruth :

pillar of fire: Revelation 10:1

Reciprocal: Exodus 12:26 - your children Exodus 14:19 - and the pillar Exodus 16:10 - appeared Exodus 33:9 - cloudy Exodus 40:34 - a cloud Exodus 40:36 - when Numbers 9:16 - General Numbers 10:34 - General Numbers 14:14 - thy cloud Deuteronomy 1:33 - in fire Deuteronomy 31:8 - he it is that Joshua 3:3 - ye shall remove Nehemiah 9:12 - thou leddest Nehemiah 9:19 - the pillar Psalms 78:14 - General Psalms 105:39 - spread Song of Solomon 3:6 - like Isaiah 4:5 - a cloud Isaiah 52:12 - for 1 Corinthians 10:1 - were

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Exodus 13". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/exodus-13.html.